Africa

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Is an experimental serum saving Ebola-stricken missionaries?

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | The second American missionary diagnosed with Ebola in West Africa has arrived in Atlanta for treatment. Nancy Writebol landed in Marietta, Ga., shortly…

Midday Roundup: Afghan shooter kills U.S. major general in insider attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Insider attack. An Afghan soldier opened fire at a military training facility today, killing a U.S. Army major general, the highest-ranking officer to die in…

Globe Trot: Conflict then, conflict now

By Mindy Belz
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International | GUNS OF AUGUST: World War I began 100 years ago today, and services commemorating the centenary have begun in Britain and across Europe. (Watch live updates…

Ebola-stricken doctor improving

By Jamie Dean
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Health | As Kent Brantly gives thanks for people praying for his recovery, massive challenges remain in West Africa for combating the deadly disease

A virus more deadly than Ebola

By John Piper
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Poetry | Donald Trump has sent in recent days a series of panicky tweets. July 31: “Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days … KEEP THEM OUT OF

Missionary doctor arrives in Atlanta for Ebola treatment

By Leigh Jones
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Health | Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the American missionaries infected with Ebola while working in Liberia, arrived in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. The private medical…

American Ebola victims returning to the U.S. for treatment

By Andrew Branch
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Health | UPDATE (4:20 p.m. EDT): A doctor at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced at a press conference this afternoon that both American missionaries…

Globe Trot: Soldiers called out in West Africa’s battle with Ebola

By Mindy Belz
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International | SIERRA LEONE has called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, as the World Health Organization reports 57 new deaths in 4 days and dispatches 50 new health…

Americans remain in ‘grave condition’ as worsening Ebola prompts evacuations

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | The deadliest Ebola outbreak in recorded history has left more than 700 dead in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday, a day…

Globe Trot: Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: World events are moving Western focus elsewhere, and a Taliban advance is going unreported with U.S. forces in decline and an election crisis…

Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in ‘grave condition’

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in “grave condition”and is…

Christian aid workers stricken with Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Africa | A Liberian doctor has died and two American aid workers are ill as West Africa’s Ebola outbreak worsens.  Dr. Samuel Brisbane, a top Liberian health…

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